The Invisible Evidence

Blood is not always visually detectable. While gathering evidence, photographs and investigative reports are provided and documented even though NO BLOOD may have been observed in the expected area surrounding the incident. Blood evidence, as fingerprints, may not be visible to the naked eye, requiring a method of blood enhancement to develop its presence. The…

Stidham Reconstruction and Investigation Private Investigation and Forensic Reconstruction

Dwight Hughes Case

Over the past several months SRI assisted Jerry Cox Esq. and Jim Cox Esq. to defend Dwight Hughes against the charges of Murder and Assault in the 1st degree. With the help of SRI’s crime scene reconstruction team and the physical evidence, Mr. Hughes was found not guilty on Friday, March 18, 2016 on all…

43rd Annual Public Defender Education

Joey Stidham, Owner of Stidham Reconstruction and Investigation, and Shelly Rice, Crime Scene/Incident Scene Reconstructionist, conducted training Monday at the 43rd annual Public Defender Education conference at the HYATT Regency Downton Lexington, KY regarding the scientific analysis of forensic evidence from a shooting incident to determine the most probable sequence of events. The session included…

Bloodstain Pattern Analysis

To some, this is an ordinary crime scene photograph.  But, to an expert with and Interpretation training, knowledge and experience, these photographs reveal much more. Although highly recognized, Bloodstain Pattern Analysis and Interpretation (BPAI) is NOT generally utilized in the investigation of most crime scenes.  SRI, however, realizes that BPAI is essential to the reconstruction of…